Discrete Stochastic Processes, Spring 2011
Discrete stochastic processes are essentially probabilistic systems that evolve in time via random changes occurring at discrete fixed or random intervals. This course aims to help students acquire both the mathematical principles and the intuition necessary to create, analyze, and understand insightful models for a broad range of these processes. The range of areas for which discrete stochastic-process models are useful is constantly expanding, and includes many applications in engineering, ph
Top 25 Spanish Questions You Need to Know #5 - Do you speak Spanish?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You’ve successfully negotiated the check-in, found your seat on the plane, and now you’re waiting for takeoff on your flight to Spain. The flight was delayed and it’s hot out, but things are looking up—a friendly Spanish woman just sat down next to you. Could this be your first Spanish friend? In [...]
How To Hold Drumsticks In A Traditional Grip
DRUM! Magazine Music Editor Wally Schnalle explains and demonstrates how to hold drumsticks using a traditional grip. His explanation is detailed and thorough. This is more appropriate for high school students.
DNA, RNA , and protein
Have you ever wondered why you look like your mother while your brother looks like your grandfather? Consult life's gigantic book of information! This resource contains an illustrated interactive explanation of RNA, DNA, and proteins. This resource is appropriate for all users as it provides useful background information to enhance STEM teaching and learning for all. Copyright 2005 EDC
The Platonic Realms website is a project initiated by a small group of math and math education graduate students, led by B. Sidney Smith, at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The group's goal is "to provide high-quality mathematical content for secondary-school and college students that was free, motivational, and instructional." The introductory page features a historical note, a daily quotation, a daily mathematics challenge, humorous articles, and a "math moment" which uses multi-media t
Educause: Educating the Net Generation
Educause, a nonprofit organization "whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology," has made available this video file of a talk by their Vice President entitled "Educating the Net Generation" The online abstract describes the presentation as an exploration of "the implications of the Net Generation for colleges and universities as well as how to address the generation gap between faculty or administrators and the Net Gen." The presentati
Peabody College of Education: Department of Teaching & Learning
This website for the Peabody College of Education: Department of Teaching and Learningat Vanderbilt University describes current projects in mathematics education research. Findings and innovations developed from several projects are available from this website. Current and completed projects include: Investigating Multimedia Case Studies as a Tool for Pre-service Teacher Development, Multiplicative Reasoning as a Foundation for Stochastic Reasoning, The National Research and Development Center
Why Do We Build Dams?
Students are introduced to the concept of a dam and its potential benefits, which include water supply, electricity generation, flood control, recreation and irrigation. This lesson begins an ongoing classroom scenario in which student engineering teams working for the Splash Engineering firm design dams for a fictitious client, Thirsty County.
Students examine how different balls react when colliding with different surfaces, giving plenty of opportunity for them to see the difference between elastic and inelastic collisions, learn how to calculate momentum, and understand the principle of conservation of momentum.
Population Growth in Yeasts
This lesson is the second of two that explore cellular respiration and population growth in yeasts. In the first lesson, students set up a simple way to indirectly observe and quantify the amount of respiration occurring in yeast-molasses cultures. Based on questions that arose during the first lesson and its associated activity, in this lesson students work in small groups to design experiments that will determine how environmental factors affect yeast population growth.
Learning Imaging Techniques!
During this activity, students will be introduced to the concepts of the challenge. They will generate ideas for solving the grand challenge first independently, then in small groups. Finally, as a class, students will compile their ideas with a visual as a learning supplement.
Students learn what causes hurricanes and what engineers do to help protect people from destruction caused by hurricane winds and rain. Research and data collection vessels allow for scientists and engineers to model and predict weather patterns and provide forecasts and storm warnings to the public. Engineers are also involved in the design and building of flood-prevention systems, such as levees and floodwalls. During the 2005 hurricane season, levees failed in the greater New Orleans area, co
Patience after Sebald - Film on walks in Suffolk
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Lesson #042, Tuesday Essere = to be io sono = I am tu sei = you are (informal) Lei e' = you are (formal) lui/lei e` = he/she is noi siamo = we are voi siete = you are (plural) loro sono = they are C'e' = There is OR Is there? Ci sono = There are OR Are there? C'e' un insegnate qui? = Is there a teacher here? C'e' una mela per l'insegnante? = Is there an apple for the teacher? Ci sono due pere. = There are two pears. Ci sono
Essere = to be
io sono = I am
tu sei = you are (informal)
Lei e' = you are (formal)
lui/lei e` = he/she is
noi siamo = we are
voi siete = you are (plural)
loro sono = they are
C'e' = There is OR Is there?
Ci sono = There are OR Are there?
C'e' un insegnate qui? = Is there a teacher here?
C'e' una mela per l'insegnante? = Is there an apple for the teacher?
Ci sono due pere. = There are two pears.
Jan Ligthartgroep : Oefensite Op deze website is het mogelijk om via links allerlei opdrachten te oefenen met name voor de vakgebieden taal en rekenen. Er wordt onderscheid gemaakt tussen de onderbouw, middenbouw en bovenbouw. Daarnaast zijn er enkele …
Op deze website is het mogelijk om via links allerlei opdrachten te oefenen met name voor de vakgebieden taal en rekenen. Er wordt onderscheid gemaakt tussen de onderbouw, middenbouw en bovenbouw.
Daarnaast zijn er enkele …
The Progressive Era
Video discusses the Progressive Era in the United States. It was period of reform which lasted from the1890s to the 1920s. Video discusses the presidents during this time period, the muckrakers, political reform, and amendments established. This is a great video that gives a lot of information.
Evaluating Polynomials Using Synthetic Division - Problem 1 of 2
This video is a continuation and presents an example that demonstrates how to use synthetic division to evaluate a polynomial function. (4:30)
A collection of postboxes in postcode IP9
Scarlet and Mammy-Hattie McDaniel and Margaret Mitchell
This clip from Gone with the Wind gives you a glimpse of the role Hattie McDaniel played in most of her movies. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help build real world connections between the classroom and the History of African Americans in the United States. (2:30)
Reuters Breakingviews: Glenstrata facing shareholder threats
Feb. 7 - Glencore, Xstrata's merger faces shareholder veto threats, if merger goes ahead regulators could tie it up in red tape for months, and UBS's Q1 warning bad for industry say Reuters Breakingviews.